Pair of Moccasins

Native American (Montagnais or Naskapi)
Mid-19th Century


Dimensions

Length: 20.3 cm (8 in.)

Accession Number

2013.647.1-2

Medium or Technique

Buckskin, blue and tan satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of Naskapi or Montagnais woman’s moccasins. Tan with blue satin down front of moccasin and around flaps, with tan bow design.

Provenance

February 23, 2002, sold from a private collection, Vermont, to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by Frank to John Molloy Gallery, New York; 2013, sold by Molloy Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Partial gift of James Frank and the Frank B. Bemis Fund and Hilsinger Janson Fund for Native American Art